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Re: Freeze dried meals on WHW

in my humble opinion dried foods need water to rehydrate and being a low level walk the stream water can be a bit iffy...so you would need to carry water purifying tablets too...
by mynthdd2
Fri Feb 07, 2020 8:47 am
 
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Freeze dried meals on WHW
Replies: 23
Views: 752

Re: Ben Nevis - answering the call of nature

...in such a case I find a spare of bike clips can help
by mynthdd2
Sun Feb 02, 2020 6:53 pm
 
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Ben Nevis - answering the call of nature
Replies: 29
Views: 1398

Re: Laundry on the trail

I'm not fussed about washing my clothes as long as I wash me all over whenever I can - plenty of water in Scotland to do that
by mynthdd2
Sat Jan 18, 2020 8:24 pm
 
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Laundry on the trail
Replies: 31
Views: 2197

Re: Ben Nevis - answering the call of nature

Billy Connolly once said if he had an itchy bum walking down a busy street he would shout out "I'm going to scratch ma bum!!" and people would instinctively look away....so next time you want a wee shout out etc etc :D
by mynthdd2
Fri Jan 17, 2020 8:38 am
 
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Ben Nevis - answering the call of nature
Replies: 29
Views: 1398

Re: Government plans to criminalise trespass

....if I backpack through remote areas anywhere with my Akto nestled in some trees and am up early and away I really don't feel threatened by a London-centric ruling (on behalf or otherwise of landowners) - it seems to be an attempt at 'one size fits all'
by mynthdd2
Thu Jan 16, 2020 8:28 pm
 
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Government plans to criminalise trespass
Replies: 42
Views: 1238

Re: How did you get on in 2019?

not a good year really as PhD got in the way ....
by mynthdd2
Tue Dec 31, 2019 10:55 pm
 
Forum: General discussion
Topic: How did you get on in 2019?
Replies: 24
Views: 1017

how will you get on in 2020?!?!

I've got all sorts of plans....
by mynthdd2
Tue Dec 31, 2019 10:23 pm
 
Forum: General discussion
Topic: how will you get on in 2020?!?!
Replies: 1
Views: 169

Re: Cairngorms Backpacking Trip

I have hiked through there one Easter and it was very deep snow etc. be careful especially if you are by yourself
by mynthdd2
Sun Dec 29, 2019 5:34 pm
 
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Cairngorms Backpacking Trip
Replies: 13
Views: 664

Re: Happy Christmas

A Merry Christmas to you too :o


PS I refuse point blank to use the phrase "Happy Holidays!"
by mynthdd2
Wed Dec 25, 2019 1:53 pm
 
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Happy Christmas
Replies: 7
Views: 396

Re: arthritis

Thanks for all the suggestions - what has worked miracles for me at the moment is change of footwear. Not being a fashionista (?) I walk the city streets in my lightweight Scarpa boots and it this combination of hard surfaces and semi flexible soles that has been the main culprit for aching joints. ...
by mynthdd2
Tue Dec 24, 2019 10:56 am
 
Forum: General discussion
Topic: arthritis
Replies: 16
Views: 891

Re: Tourist Tax?

...is there an election taking place? I should really go out less :D
by mynthdd2
Wed Dec 11, 2019 12:28 pm
 
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Tourist Tax?
Replies: 55
Views: 1840

Re: Cape Wrath Ultra Run

my best trail ever - btw the word 'wrath' apparently refers to 'turning point' whereby the vikings turned left down for rich pickings...
by mynthdd2
Mon Dec 09, 2019 9:26 pm
 
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Cape Wrath Ultra Run
Replies: 9
Views: 555

Re: Tourist Tax?

As it probably does not involve 'face recognition' technology for backpackers I assume it applies to 'number plate recognition' for the growing nuisance of camper vans - I have heard several times said camper van people referring to their 'wild camping' and erm let me see now - where do they dump th...
by mynthdd2
Fri Dec 06, 2019 7:42 pm
 
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Tourist Tax?
Replies: 55
Views: 1840

Re: Kinloch Hourn to Cluanie

Then doss down in the Cluanie Inn - sjiep will pay
by mynthdd2
Wed Dec 04, 2019 11:14 pm
 
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Kinloch Hourn to Cluanie
Replies: 11
Views: 613

Re: arthritis

cheers mate!!! :D
by mynthdd2
Wed Dec 04, 2019 8:30 pm
 
Forum: General discussion
Topic: arthritis
Replies: 16
Views: 891
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